Gamification Design Workshop

The Directorate of Secondary Education of Chania organized an online “Gamification Design Workshop” that took place on the 13th of May 2021 and was attended by Tourism and Hospitality VET students and teachers from Crete and other parts of Greece. The GAME IT project was introduced, the concept of Gamification and its basic principles were explained and the applications of Gamification in Education and Tourism and Hospitality were illustrated through examples. The students’ understanding of the basic concepts and definitions was tested and reinforced by playing an online quiz game. Then, students and teachers alike were divided into e-groups and participated in a workshop to discuss, brainstorm and design gamified activities which they then presented to the others. The workshop ended with its evaluation by all the participants.